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warn her against the openly avowed
designs of a villain and a libertine
and what not.        He spoke to Mrs
Boley, too.    There was cackle, the
girl turned sulky and this, with
alternate familiarity, is the 
state of things at present, Mullen
having retired.     They have a 
story about Delany s recommending
abortion pills to the ex-Miss Mc
Cook   it may be a lie or a truth.
Bradshaw is here, also Ames, the
Phillips couple, Richardson and
a middle aged, civil man named
Kirkland, said to be a spiritualist,
who occupies my old room.  Lizzie
Woodward has got married to Fite:
she doesn t  tend store  any more, now,
but plays young wife in a St Marks
Place boarding-house   I must
try to visit her and her newly made
husband.     A falling-off in warmth
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page one hundred and sixty-nine
Description:Regarding the intentions of several men in the boarding house towards Miss Delany.
Date:1863-03-28
Subject:Ames; Boardinghouses; Boley, Susan; Boweryem, George; Bradshaw; Delany, Miss; Fite; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Kirkland; McCook, Miss; Mullen, Edward F.; Phillips; Richardson (boarder); Trainque, Cecilia (Phillips); Women; Woodward, Lizzie (Fite)
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]
Scan Date:2011-01-03

 

Volume
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two
Description:Includes Gunn's descriptions of his experiences as a war correspondent for ''The New York Tribune'' at New Orleans, Louisiana, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as well as his preparations in New York for going back to England.
Subject:Boardinghouses; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Military; Travel; Women
Coverage (City/State):New York, New York; New Orleans, Louisiana; Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Note:Thomas Butler Gunn was born February 15, 1826, in Banbury, England, and came to New York in 1849. During the Civil War he worked as a correspondent for the New York Tribune and the New York Evening Post. He returned to England in 1863, and died in Birmingham in April 1903. The collection includes twenty-one volumes of his diaries, including newspaper clippings, letters, photographs, sketches, and various other items inserted by Gunn. Diary entries date from July 7, 1849, to April 7, 1863, and include his experiences with the New York publishing and literary world, his descriptions of boarding houses, his travels throughout the United States, and his experiences traveling with the Federal army as a Civil War correspondent.
Publisher:Missouri History Museum
Rights:Copyright 2011 Missouri History Museum.
Source:Page images, transcriptions, and metadata of the Thomas Butler Gunn diaries have been provided by the Missouri History Museum.